NC Triangle Chapter Event: Art History Lecture by Professor Leonard Folgarait
1/20/2013, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Art History Lecture by Professor Leonard Folgarait
January 20, 2012 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705, (919) 684-5135
The NC Triangle Chapter invites alumni, family and friends to a special event with Vanderbilt Art History Professor Leonard Folgarait
The Nasher is hosting an extraordinary exhibition, "Collecting Matisee and Modern Masters - the Cone Sisters of Baltimore," comprising fifty masterpieces from one of the world's greatest art collections as amassed by two amazing sisters from Baltimore.
Professor Folgarait will deliver a lecture to put the exhibit and its artists into context. After his presentation, we'll view the exhibit's paintings, sculptures and works by Matisse, Picasso, Gauguin, Renoir, van Gogh and more using the knowledge and insight we have gained.
Cost: $25 per person (includes lecture, coffee/dessert and admission to the exhibition)
A cash bar will be available.
Please register online.
Professor Folgarait has taught at Vanderbilt since 1981. His areas of teaching and research are the modern art of Latin America, with a specialization in the twentieth-century art of Mexico; and modern European and American art and architecture. Special interests are: the relationship of art to politics, early cubism, surrealism, performance art, film, photography, and historiography.
Questions? Contact Susan Stewart, BS'90